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Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
almost every latino... multiracial latino society in the caribbean and in south america had an official policy of whitening-- brazil did, mexico did, cuba did-- and whitening was the subsidized immigration of europeans into the caribbean or latin american countries to brighten the color of the country. south america, latin america, has been in denial about its black roots. it's been in denial about that 11.2 million figure to the point where these countries would allocate millions of dollars to pay europeans to come move to mexico, move to brazil, move to cuba, move to dominican republic, move to wherever, intermarry, and lighten the country. they were trying to change the ratio of blacko whe, and hope, through miscegenation, that they would lighten the country. and they even had theories about... in brazil, through gilberto freyre, was called "racial democracy," but in mexico, 1925, josé vasconcelos wrote a book called the cosmic race. >> hinojosa: that's right. >> and he said, "we are all the races," but he devalued the black element. he wanted the black element to disappear in a mes
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:30pm PST
mining assets in the united states and south america as well. but what the u.s. oil and natural gas assets bring to the table, in addition to commodities, is well outside freport's existing portfolio of business, is a reduced level of country risk, especially compared to what you undertake when you do business in indonesia or the d.r.c. >> tom: just a half minute left, and i want to ask you about the stock for freport mac moran, how should long-term investors take a look at this? >> well, long-term investors that had been sitting in freport original need to ask themselves are you really interested in this oil and gas story. because you need to remember investors to have undertaken this deal on their own. they didn't need freporto go out and lever up and pay a 39% premium for planes. >> tom: dan, do you own freport? >> i do not. >> tom: daniel rohr with us, he is with morningstar. >> reporter: i'm erika miller in new york. tomorrow, we'll talk to the c.e.o. of kitchen chain sur la table and hear his outlook for holiday spending. >> susie: finally, we want to remind you about a specia
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:30pm PST
-sized crop. that and what we see out of the harvest in south america will determine the price for grain in 2013. >> tom: a look at the commodities and the federal reserve. lincoln ellis with us, werethe strategic financial group. and the federal reserve's big move. andhatoong fiscal cliff, we'll have an update on that tomorrow. >> susie: investors were on fed-watch, tom, and it was very interesting watching the blue chip dow average as ben bernanke was giving his press conference. the dow got as high at 80 points, and the more he talked about the fiscal cliff and other issues facing the economy, it went down, down, down, closing down three points. >> tom: any of the enthusiasm that came out when the federal reserve announced it was going to continue to buy bonds slowly deflated throughout the afternoon, the longer the chairman tended to speak. there was less enthusiasm abo what the federal rerve is doing. maybe less concern about why the federal reserve is doing it. let's go ahead and take a look at our "market focus." the major stock indices couldn't hold on to their midday gains as th
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
wanted to take a modern-day audience and stick them in the antebellum south and see what america america was like at that ti in that part country. and deal-- now, i want to do it in an entering way, and me the way to do that is to do it as a genre pies because it seems like most of the time-- whenever it has been dealt with, at least in the last 30 years or 40 years, it's been either historical with a capital "h" which i think kind of put it at an arm's distance, kinds of puts it a little bit under class, to observe and here are the facts. and we all know the facts, more or less, or ere's been movies like, "mandingo" or "good-bye uncle tom" which in many ways i think are much clorls to the truth than the capital "h"movies. so i wanted to do it like a-- an exciting western adventure. and as genre movie first that uses slavery and the antebellum south as a backdrop in order to tell this adventure. and the adventure he was down with and i was down with is of a black male rising up, becoming a cowboy, becoming a spaghetti western here oh, becoming a folkloric here oh, and goes out and saves
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